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GameSir T4 Mini Game Controller Review

GameSir T4 Mini Game Controller Review

Gaming saw a big uptick in the past two years, partly thanks to new consoles and partly due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was a great time not just for games and consoles but also for gaming accessories that diversify the market with more options, particularly when it comes to input controls like keyboards, mice, and, of course, controllers. With many people going mobile again, the need for more portable accessories has also become more apparent. The GameSir T4 Mini is part of that new generation of controllers that has mobility at its core, and we take it for a spin to check whether or not it makes some compromises along the way to achieve its goals.

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Xbox Design Lab controller option explosion just made your decision even tougher

Xbox Design Lab controller option explosion just made your decision even tougher

Microsoft announced some new additions to Xbox Design Lab customization options today. When the service re-launched earlier this year with Xbox Series X gamepads, it was missing some customization options it had previously. Those are now available once more, along with some entirely new options and designs inspired by four big games.

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Nintendo Switch N64, Genesis controllers up for pre-order: Here’s how much they cost

Nintendo Switch N64, Genesis controllers up for pre-order: Here’s how much they cost

Going along with today's announcement of the pricing for the Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack, Nintendo has opened up pre-orders for the Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis gamepads. The Expansion Pack, of course, allows players to play classic N64 and Sega Genesis games, so like it did when it introduced NES and SNES games, Nintendo is releasing Switch-compatible controllers so players can get more of an authentic experience playing those titles.

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A mysterious new Nintendo Switch controller just appeared

A mysterious new Nintendo Switch controller just appeared

Nintendo, it seems, has something brewing behind the scenes. The company has filed an application with the FCC for a mysterious new device, but unfortunately, there are only some tiny details we can glean from the filing because of a Nintendo request for privacy. Still, the details that are obvious from this filing are more than enough to pique our interest.

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Razer Wolverine V2 Chroma gets wild for Xbox Series X, One, and PC

Razer Wolverine V2 Chroma gets wild for Xbox Series X, One, and PC

The Razer Wolverine V2 Chroma was revealed this week in preparation for launch for Xbox Series X and S, Xbox One, and PC. This newest version of the original Wolverine works with a new design, a whole bunch of buttons, interchangeable thumbstick caps, and Chroma RGB lights aplenty. This new version of the controller will be made available direct rom Razer, at RazerStores, and at authorized retailers around the world.

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Update your Xbox controllers now, and spread the love

Update your Xbox controllers now, and spread the love

This week Microsoft released firmware updates to Xbox controllers of several sorts. This update affects Xbox One controllers with Bluetooth, Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2, and Xbox Adaptive Controllers. In this update, users will get features that were only previously available on the newest in new Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S controllers.

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Xbox Insiders test Controller firmware update, upgraded TV integration

Xbox Insiders test Controller firmware update, upgraded TV integration

Although they look like they just play games, gaming consoles today are as complicated as PCs. They even share almost the same as desktop computers while functioning as an entertainment hub for games and other digital content. Likewise, game controllers have become more sophisticated, more complex, and a bit more general-purpose. It's not surprising, then, that Xbox is lining up a few updates that will upgrade players' experiences when using first-party Xbox controllers and when using an Xbox in tandem with a TV.

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Space Jam: A New Legacy game and Xbox controllers made for super-fans

Space Jam: A New Legacy game and Xbox controllers made for super-fans

After more than 20 years, we're getting a new Space Jam movie. Space Jam: A New Legacy - starring LeBron James instead of Michael Jordan - is set to debut next month in theaters and on HBO Max. To go along with the movie's release, Microsoft is releasing Space Jam: A New Legacy The Game, though this isn't quite like the movie tie-in games we've seen in the past.

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Xbox Design Lab is back: Still with these limits?

Xbox Design Lab is back: Still with these limits?

I've designed a custom Xbox controller before - back when they first released the program into the wild. Now, things are slightly better, but still not as wild and crazy as I'd like them to be. To Microsoft's credit, they're not going full "MySpace design non-limits" with official color options, but they're not restricting users to pre-made combinations of colors, either.

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PS5’s DualSense controller launches in two new colors next month

PS5’s DualSense controller launches in two new colors next month

While the PlayStation 5 is still a very difficult console to procure, some of those who have obtained one have been wondering when we might see Sony launch the DualSense controller in different colors. Microsoft has hit the ground running in launching new color schemes for the Xbox Series X|S controller, but so far, the DualSense has only been available in white. That's all going to change next month, when Sony launches two new colors for the DualSense controller.

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PS Remote Play iOS app now supports PS5 DualSense controller

PS Remote Play iOS app now supports PS5 DualSense controller

Although game streaming is slowly catching on these days thanks to Google Stadia and Microsoft Xbox Game Pass, Sony has actually been offering something similar more than a decade ago. Remote Play, of course, just streams the game locally from a PlayStation console already present at home but it still offers some measure of convenience for those who don't want to always be in the living room. Sony is now expanding that platform by just a bit, finally bringing support for the PS5 DualSense controller in the Remote Play app, at least under some circumstances.

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The latest Xbox Series X controller is here and it’s very, very yellow

The latest Xbox Series X controller is here and it’s very, very yellow

Microsoft loves its Xbox Wireless Controller variants, and today it released one that's quite the stunner in terms of color. The latest Xbox Wireless Controller is arriving in a new color called Electric Volt, and as you can clearly see in the images accompanying this article, it's very, very yellow. If that's right up your alley, then get ready to pay a premium for this new controller, as it costs a bit more than a standard Xbox Wireless Controller does.

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